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The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 15: Canadian Bookseller Association

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Tuesday October 25, 2011
The Canadian Bookseller Association is a national not-for profit trade association representing trade and campus booksellers in all provinces and territories. Immediately after Bill C-32 was unveiled, the CBA issued a release criticizing the digital lock rules, indicating it:

"would like to see the government go even further in the area of access, by allowing the public - particularly students and educators - to circumvent digital locks on material sought for educational and strictly non-commercial purposes.”

Previous Daily Digital Locks: Provincial Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired (PRCVI) BC, Canadian Consumer Initiative, Retail Council of Canada, Canadian Council of Archives, Canadian Teachers' Federation, Canadian Federation of Students, Canadian Civil Liberties Association, Documentary Organization of Canada, Canadian Library Association, Council of Ministers of Education Canada, Business Coalition for Balanced Copyright, Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Canadian Historical Association, Canadian National Institute for the Blind
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Napalm said:

...
We don't need no books.

Just imagine the "revenue streams" if we fully implement this:

http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.html

October 25, 2011

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